Sarah Watson

Institute of Constitutional Advocacy files lawsuit against “discriminatory” coronavirus relief bill

Institute of Constitutional Advocacy files lawsuit against “discriminatory” coronavirus relief bill

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05/21/2020

Georgetown’s Institute of Constitutional Advocacy and Protection (ICAP) partnered with Court Appointed Special Advocates for Children of the District of Columbia (CASA), an immigrant’s rights organization, to file a federal lawsuit against the coronavirus aid bill, alleging that the bill discriminates against the U.S. citizen children of undocumented immigrants. The bill, formally called the Coronavirus…

Georgetown Continues Healthcare Services During Covid-19

Georgetown Continues Healthcare Services During Covid-19

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04/24/2020

The Georgetown Student Health Center, Health Education Services (HES), and Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS), are offering limited in-person and virtual services to students during the Covid-19 pandemic.  These services are continuing to serve the approximately 200 undergraduate and 110 law students approved to remain on-campus after the university’s decision to transition to virtual classes…

Georgetown Community Pursues Hope Through Faith

Georgetown Community Pursues Hope Through Faith

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04/22/2020

The usual clamor that accompanied a Sunday on the Hilltop was gone. Georgetown was uncannily quiet after the university announced its transition to virtual classes. Yet, those still on-campus were greeted with a calming and familiar tune. Organ music echoed from Dahlgren chapel as regular Sunday mass continued without a physical congregation on March 15….

<i>Tiger King</i>: A Social Distraction or Moral Void?

Tiger King: A Social Distraction or Moral Void?

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04/18/2020

Hey there all you cool cats and kittens. Buckle up, because Netflix’s documentary mini-series Tiger King: Murder, Mayhem, and Madness is one hell of a ride.  If someone told me at the beginning of the year that I would spend April in isolation obsessed with a show about a polyamorous, gay, mullet-sporting, redneck zoo owner…

Carrying On: Climb On

Carrying On: Climb On

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04/18/2020

There are moments when your life depends on a single foot. As I traverse the snowy upper slopes of Colorado’s Mount Harvard at 14,400 feet in elevation, the stakes are high. One misstep here and I could conceivably fall hundreds of feet down an icy cliff. There are no ropes and no second chances. My…

The Weekly List: Ryan & Watson Edition

The Weekly List: Ryan & Watson Edition

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04/14/2020

Ryan and Watson are kinda the same person—and that’s really okay. They’re living in the same building for two years running, they have the same job title for the Voice (assistant news editor), and it isn’t unusual for them to spend consecutive 12-hour days studying together. Due to the pandemic, however, their 20-second commute down…

Black Survivors Coalition Pushes the Boundaries of Student Activism

Black Survivors Coalition Pushes the Boundaries of Student Activism

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04/11/2020

Content warning: This article discusses sexual assault  For Georgetown’s survivors of sexual assault, sometimes direct action is the only way to get results. When members of the Black Survivors Coalition (BSC) occupied Healy Hall on Feb. 24, they planned to remain until the administration met their demands for improved sexual assault resources. They would be…

University announces online classes, citing coronavirus concerns

University announces online classes, citing coronavirus concerns

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03/11/2020

Georgetown University announced plans on March 11 to move all undergraduate courses online in an effort to stop the spread of the coronavirus and the associated disease known as COVID-19.  In a university-wide statement, university President John DeGioia explained that while campus will remain open, all courses will be administered virtually until further notice. He…

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

Georgetown coronavirus case being treated at Medstar

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03/08/2020

Medstar Georgetown University Hospital (MGUH) is treating a patient that has been diagnosed with COVID-19, according to a university-wide email sent by Chief Public Health Officer Vince Winklerprins on March 8.  The D.C. Mayor’s Office confirmed on March 7 that the patient, Rector Timothy Cole, a resident of the Georgetown neighborhood, contracted a case of…

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